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Passenger and Crew lists for vessels arriving in New York, New York 1897-1957.
Topic: genealogy
New Jersey Marriage Index
collection
331
ITEMS
344,974
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by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 344,974
This is a collection of records of marriages that were recorded in New Jersey.  Some of these records (earlier years) were obtained from the New Jersey State Archives, in Trenton, New Jersey, in 2015. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format. And some of these records (later years) were obtained from the New Jersey Department of Health, under an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request in 2017....
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New Jersey
Family Genealogy
collection
2,713
ITEMS
307,223
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collection
eye 307,223
A collection of family genealogies.
Topics: genealogy, family history
NYC Marriage Index
collection
293
ITEMS
122,893
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 122,893
This collection contains images of the index to New York City marriage licenses, applications, and affidavits. These records were obtained and published by the non-profit group Reclaim The Records, through two successful Freedom of Information lawsuits brought against the city in 2015 and 2016. These marriage license records were originally kept by the New York City Clerk's Office. Some of the older records were eventually moved to the New York City Municipal Archives, where they were available...
Topics: genealogy, marriage, New York, New York City
the Library of Adelle Frank
collection
90
ITEMS
78,504
VIEWS
collection
eye 78,504
Historical books from the personal library of Adelle Frank , a technology professional with degrees in religion and library science, as well as great enthusiasm for family history, community-building, Brethren studies, and free knowledge. Copyright & Scanning details There are no known copyright restrictions in the United States on the use of these works, whose property status was determined using these copyright investigative methods . Scanning was performed by vendors (mostly...
Topics: Religion, Genealogy, Church of the Brethren, Liturgy, Peace Studies
Russian Empire Genealogy Resources
collection
150
ITEMS
78,137
VIEWS
collection
eye 78,137
You are invited to download books and maps and other Russian Genealogy resources.
Topics: russia, genealogy
New York State Death Index
collection
77
ITEMS
67,810
VIEWS
by Reclaim The Records
collection
eye 67,810
This is the index to deaths in New York State in 1880-1956. These records were obtained by the non-profit activist group Reclaim The Records through a New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request originally filed in January 2016 and completed seventeen months later in mid-2017. Prior to this, the records had only been available on microfiche at a small number of libraries in New York State, and had not been easily available to the general public. Some things to note: 1880 and 1881...
Topics: genealogy, death, New York State, New York
Passport Applications, 1795-1905
collection
694
ITEMS
58,607
VIEWS
collection
eye 58,607
Passport applications from 1795-1905. Microfilm contributed by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
Topic: genealogy
26
Topics: United States -- Genealogy, England -- Emigration and immigration, United States -- Biography,...
26
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Palatines -- United States, Huguenots -- New York (State), Salzburgers -- Georgia, Names, Personal...
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 44,258
favorite 29
comment 4
favoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Cherokee Indians -- History, Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Indians -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 41,435
favorite 30
comment 0
Edited by William Armstrong Crozier
Topic: genealogy
Replace;
Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 39,128
favorite 8
comment 0
16
Topics: Smith family, genealogy
16
Topics: Cherokee Indians, Indians of North America, genealogy
Topics: Pennsylvania -- Emigration and immigration, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Heraldry, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Blagg, Thomas Matthews; James, Cholmondeley Sherwood; Goodall, James William; Blumhardt, E. K. (Edward Keane)
texts
eye 37,515
favorite 11
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Merrillville High School Yearbooks
collection
78
ITEMS
37,321
VIEWS
collection
eye 37,321
Historic yearbooks from Merrillville High School in Merrillville, Indiana.
Topics: yearbooks, Merrillville, Indiana, Merrillville High School, Merrillvue, Pioneer, Echo, Reflector,...
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 36,390
favorite 23
comment 0
16
Topics: Heraldry -- Great Britain, Heraldry -- Ireland, Crests, genealogy
California Digital Library
by Esshom, Frank Ellwood, b. 1865
texts
eye 35,647
favorite 15
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mormon Church, Utah -- Biography, Utah -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Satterford, A. Terry, ed
texts
eye 34,593
favorite 5
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Devon, genealogy
collection
eye 34,531
Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Topic: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Book A, June 1890-September 1891 -- Book B, Sept. 1891-Nov. 1892 -- Book C, Nov. 1892-Sept. 1893 -- Book 4, Sept. 1893-June 1894 -- Book 5, June 1894-Jan. 1895 -- Book 6, Jan. 1895-July 1896 -- Book 7, July 1896-Dec. 1897 -- Book 8, Dec. 1897-March 17, 1900. -- Bks. 9-11, 1900-1902
Topics: Marriage records, Choctaw Indians, genealogy
New York Public Library
by Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910; Ely, Warren S. (Warren Smedley), b. 1855; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 33,220
favorite 19
comment 0
Topics: Natural history -- Pennsylvania Bucks County, Bucks County (Pa.) -- History, Bucks County (Pa.) --...
Topic: Genealogy -- Turner family
Community Texts
texts
eye 32,839
favorite 25
comment 7
Learn about the workings of the evil communist system and its history in this stunning 500 page book.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Communism, Politics,Mao Zedong,Pol Pot,Vladimir Lenin,Leon Trotsky,U.S.S.R,United Soviet Socialist...
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Johnson, Frederic
texts
eye 32,507
favorite 9
comment 0
Includes Barton Turf, Hedenham, Weeting (St. Mary's, All Saints'), Carleton Rode, Burnham Sutton with Ulph, Hickling, Gedingham, Gresham
Topic: genealogy
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Names, Personal -- French-Canadian, French-Canadians, Names, Personal -- Québec (Province), Names,...
The Library of Congress
by Nelson, William, 1847-1914, ed
texts
eye 31,622
favorite 19
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The early marriage laws of New Jersey, by W. Nelson.--Index to marriage bonds and records in the office of the secretary of state at Trenton.--Marriage records of the following churches and county clerks: Hackensack Reformed [Dutch] church. 1695-1800. Schraalenburgh Reformed [Dutch] church, 1724-1801. Paramus Reformded [Dutch] church, 1664-1801. Essex county, 1795-1801. Lyons Farms Baptist church, 1795-1800. Second River Reformed [Dutch] church, 1730-1774, 1794-1800. Christ church. New...
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- New Jersey, Marriage law -- New Jersey, Marriage customs and rites --...
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Topics: Wright family, genealogy
Columbia University Libraries
texts
eye 30,165
favorite 24
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-444)
Topics: Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania, Society of Friends -- Ireland, Pennsylvania -- Genealogy
American Libraries
by Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916; Cocks, George William, b. 1829. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912; Cox, John, 1860-1951. History and genealogy of the Cock-Cocks-Cox family. 1912
texts
eye 30,144
favorite 9
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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Cox family, genealogy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PTNGAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Hobart High School Yearbooks
collection
90
ITEMS
30,085
VIEWS
collection
eye 30,085
Historic yearbooks from Hobart High School in Hobart, Indiana
Topics: yearbooks, Hobart, Indiana, Hobart High School, The Aurora, Memories, Ho-Hi Life, Lake County,...
Rutgers University Libraries
by Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1849-1916.
texts
eye 29,702
favorite 12
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xiii, 667 p., [64] leaves of plates ; 27 cm.
Topic: German Americans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New Jersey--History. Germans--New...
Allen County Public Library
by Bennett, Edgar B., 1842-
texts
eye 29,101
favorite 7
comment 0
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Topics: Bennett family (Edward Bennett, d. 1636), genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Christchurch,Va. Christ Church; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Virginia
texts
eye 28,287
favorite 13
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
16
Topics: Lewis family (John Lewis, 1640?-1726), Lewis family (Robert Lewis, fl. 1650), genealogy
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by August Kubizek
texts
eye 28,236
favorite 18
comment 7
A valuable historical document from Hitlers only childhood friend.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: hitler, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 28,186
favorite 9
comment 0
16
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed
texts
eye 27,698
favorite 2
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty copies printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Ruston-Harrison, C. W., joint ed
texts
eye 27,612
favorite 6
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Cumberland, Cumberland (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 27,408
favorite 4
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
New York Public Library
by Boucher, John Newton, 1854-1933; Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
texts
eye 27,235
favorite 11
comment 0
Topics: Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- History, Westmoreland County (Pa.) -- Genealogy
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by Rumple, Jethro; Daughters of the American Revolution. Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter (Salisbury, N.C.)
texts
eye 26,975
favorite 18
comment 0
Originally published by J.J. Bruner, Salisbury, N.C., 1881
Topic: genealogy
Quigley / Reynolds Family History
collection
159
ITEMS
26,731
VIEWS
collection
eye 26,731
A collection of photographs, letters, diaries, and other materials pertaining to the Quigley and Reynolds families of Bellefonte PA and Lancaster PA.
Topics: genealogy, family history
16
Topics: Great Britain -- Genealogy, Ireland -- Genealogy, Great Britain -- Gentry, Great Britain --...
Allen County Public Library
by Crozier, William Armstrong, 1864-1913. cn
texts
eye 26,520
favorite 27
comment 0
No more published
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews
texts
eye 26,311
favorite 5
comment 0
Vol. 1, without series title, and with imprint "Issued to the subscribers by the editor", was originally issued as a supplement in the Gloucestershire notes and queries, v. 6-7
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 26,145
favorite 7
comment 0
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Topics: Indiana County (Pa.) -- History, Indiana County (Pa.) -- Biography, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Sadler, John
texts
eye 26,143
favorite 0
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Church records and registers, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
texts
eye 26,032
favorite 3
comment 0
16
Topics: Harris family (John Harris, 1717-1778), Harris family (Thomas Harris, 1732-1790), genealogy
Seventy-five copies only of this work printed
Topics: Marriage records, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 25,719
favorite 6
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
Family Genealogy
by Carhart, Lucy Ann Morris, 1824-; Nelson, Charles Alexander, 1839-1933 ed
texts
eye 25,538
favorite 1
comment 0
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Topics: Morris family, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, joint ed; Hartop, Henry, joint ed; Randall, Thomas, joint ed; Elliott, E. K., joint ed
texts
eye 25,462
favorite 0
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty printed."
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Topic: Devon (England) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 25,255
favorite 2
comment 0
16
Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Somerset, Somerset (England) -- Genealogy, genealogy
26
Topics: Quinte, Bay of (Ont.), Ontario -- Genealogy, Canada -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Sarchet, Cyrus P. B. (Cyrus Parkinson Beatty), 1828-1913. cn
texts
eye 25,000
favorite 8
comment 0
16
Topics: Guernsey County (Ohio) -- History, Guernsey County (Ohio) -- Biography, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed; Seager, H. W., joint ed
texts
eye 24,990
favorite 4
comment 0
"One hundred and fifty only printed. " v. 1-13 signed: W. P. W. Ph. v. 1-2, no. 85
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
American Libraries
by Power, John Carroll, 1819-1894; Power, S. A. (Sarah A.), b. 1824
texts
eye 24,624
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Sangamon County (Ill.) -- History, Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Biography, Illinois -- Genealogy
"Liste des ouvrages consultés": t. 1., p. [4]-17
Topics: Nobility -- France, Heraldry -- France, France -- Genealogy
New York Public Library
texts
eye 24,576
favorite 7
comment 0
Topics: Randolph County (W. Va.) -- History, Randolph County (W. Va.) -- Genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913; Holley, G.H
texts
eye 24,438
favorite 4
comment 0
Includes Stokesby with Herringby, Holme by the Sea, Holme Hale, Runham, Woodton, Cringleford, Thrigby, Fring, Ditchingham, Mautby, Topcroft, Thwaite St. Mary, West Newton, Castleacre (additional)
Topic: genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Gaskoin, C. J. B. (Charles Jacinth Bellairs), joint ed; Young, Evelyn, joint ed
texts
eye 24,386
favorite 3
comment 0
An edition of 150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
16
Topics: Kern County (Calif.) -- History, Kern County (Calif.) -- Biography, genealogy
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Cox, J. Charles (John Charles), 1843-1919
texts
eye 24,324
favorite 6
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- Great Britain, Privately printed books -- Bibliography, Registers of...
Topics: German Americans -- Biography, German Americans -- Genealogy, German Americans -- History, Germans...
Allen County Public Library
by Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas Heddle de La Caillemotte de Massue de Ruvigny, 9th marquis of, 1868-1921
texts
eye 24,184
favorite 20
comment 2
This edition is limited to five hundred and twenty copies
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: genealogy
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Catholic Record Society. (Great Britain)
texts
eye 24,146
favorite 2
comment 0
vol. 12
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholics -- England History Sources, genealogy
Alton High School - Yearbooks
collection
83
ITEMS
24,136
VIEWS
collection
eye 24,136
Topics: Alton High School, High schools, School yearbooks, High school students, Genealogy, Alton (Ill.),...
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Andrews, S., ed; Stooks, C. D. (Charles Drummond), ed; Chitty, Herbert, 1863-1949 ed; Williams, J. F. (John Foster), ed; Everitt, A. T., ed; Oglander, J. H., ed; Colchester, W. E. (Walter Edmund), ed
texts
eye 24,132
favorite 2
comment 0
150 copies printed
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Blagg, Thomas Matthews, ed
texts
eye 23,929
favorite 5
comment 0
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Topics: Registers of births, etc. -- England Derbyshire, genealogy
Allen County Public Library
by Saffell, William Thomas Roberts, 1820-1891; United States. Continental Congress; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Lee, Charles, 1731-1782; Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
texts
eye 23,731
favorite 14
comment 0
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Topics: Pensions, Military -- United States Revolution, 1775-1783, United States -- History Revolution,...